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Stephen Phillips: Engineered For Success

Rolling Stone magazine, not the place you’d expect to find the story of a software engineer who grew up on a horse stud outside Charters Towers, and yet this is exactly where Stephen Phillips found himself. This begs the question – how did this software engineer from regional North Queensland get his story in one […]

DEVeloping Networks

As we dart into the technological age at breakneck speed, the number of career and casual tech-savvy people increases – so it only makes sense that these dexterous individuals are creating their own networking communities, including one right here in North Queensland. DevNQ is a community of software developers, programmers, designers, project managers and other […]

Business Professionals Week

If you’re a business professional looking for low-cost, high reward networking and professional development opportunities, HAYS Business Professionals Week (BPW) has got you covered. Running from Monday 22nd to Friday 26th October this year, BPW2018 will offer business professionals and graduates the opportunity to participate and engage with industry leaders across a variety of events in […]

Yes, Millennials Are Entitled

BY 2025 THREE QUARTERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN WORKFORCE WILL BE MADE UP OF THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION. This selfie crazed, avocado and latte loving generation living the Instagram life are often the subject of jokes, and typically labelled (mostly by their elders) as lazy and self-absorbed. Psychologist Dr Joann Lukins of Positive Peak Performance, suggests that […]

Calling all investors: OpenFund

LONG BEFORE CRYPTO CURRENCY – EVEN BEFORE SMART PHONES – INVESTORS RODE THE FIRST WAVES OF THE DIGITAL AGE, BETTING ON GOOGLE AND APPLE WITH MASSIVE RETURNS. ONE SUCH INVESTOR WAS TOWNSVILLE-RAISED SCOTT ROGERS. The young architecture student worked across the globe in London and Japan before settling in Brisbane to complete a Masters of […]

Full STEM Ahead

Townsville STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Hub was founded following Sarah Chapman’s attendance at the Prime Minister’s Science Prize Award Ceremony in 2013. Being in Canberra and meeting so many influential people, Sarah saw an opportunity to promote and advocate for our region. “I spoke to as many politicians, STEM experts and communicators as […]

POINT OF SAIL: Race Week Adding Boom To The Region

Legend has it that Magnetic Island got its name when Captain Cook exclaimed that the island had a strange magnetic effect on his compass as he sailed through our waters in 1770. Whatever the explanation, there’s no denying that the unique pull exerted by ‘Maggie’ continues to lure crowds in their droves to this quintessential […]

Growth From Failure

After being left emotionally, physically and financially stressed following a failed online teaching program in 2014, Kerry Spina had vowed she would never create another one. The passionate parent educator has put her own teachings into action and found the courage and resilience to move forward from her “best and biggest mistake” to launch the […]

The Next Chapter

“Oh, the places you’ll go!” Dr. Seuss famously wrote three decades ago, encouraging kids across the globe to follow their dreams. Similarly, local author Ian McIntosh is encouraging kids right across the country to get creative and dream big. “I specialise in working with kindergarten and primary age children,” Ian said. “My message is all […]

Profile: Tristan Fivas

A HUB FOR CREATIVES, THINKERS, DOERS, CHANGE MAKERS AND INVESTORS IN OUR REGION, INQ IS FOSTERING THE FORCE OF OUR YOUNG LOCAL INNOVATORS. THIS ISSUE WE SPEAK WITH INQ MEMBER TRISTAN FIVAZ ABOUT HIS IDEAS AND THOUGHT PROCESS FOR HIS INVENTION ‘MAIL SENSOR’. Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Tristan Fivaz, I’m […]